Hamlet at The Shakespeare Tavern


Atlanta's New American Shakespeare TavernDirected by Heidi Cline-McKerley
$15 General Admission Previews Thurs May 2, 2013 & Friday May 3, 2013
Performances May 4-19 and May 30, June 1, 7, 9, 13, 15, 21, 23, 2013

The secret midnight utterings of a Kingly ghost will set events in motion that seal the tragic fate of Denmark’s royal family. Witness Hamlet grapple with his mind and heart as he tries to make sense of it all. See why it is often considered the greatest tragedy of all time.

A part of The Shakespeare Evolution Series: The Tragedies

Join the cast and crew members for a lively Question and Answer session on Sunday May 12 after the show!



Hamlet – Jonathan Horne

Claudius – Clark Taylor

Gertrude – Laura Cole

Polonius – Jeff Watkins

Ophelia – Kelly Criss

Horatio – Enoch King*

Laertes – Matt Felten

The Ghost of King Hamlet – Matt Nitchie

Rosencrantz – Paul Hester*

Guildenstern – Nicholas Faircloth

Player King  – Drew Reeves*

Player Queen  – Matt Felten

Players- Chris Rushing, Vinnie Mascola, Spencer G. Stephens, Matt Nitchie

Reynaldo – Chris Rushing
Fortinbras – Chris Rushing

Gravediggers  – Spencer G. Stephens (1st), Vinnie Mascola (2nd)

Priest – Matt Nitchie

Francisco – Chris Rushing

Marcellus – Spencer G. Stephens

Bernardo – Vinnie Mascola

Osric – Matt Nitchie

English Ambassador – Spencer G. Stephens

Captain – Vinnie Mascola

Voltemand  – Nicholas Faircloth

Cornelius – Paul Hester*

Performance days and times: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 6:30 p.m.
10 a.m. most Tuesdays and Wedensdays

Ticket Prices: Seating areas: Main Floor Seats, Box Seats (on floor) and Balcony Seats

Regular Ticket Prices: Thursday night: All regular (non-preview) Thursday shows are $20 for adults and $15 for students

Friday night: Main: $32 Box: $26 Balcony: $22

Saturday night: Main: $36 Box: $30 Balcony: $24

Sunday night: Main: $28 Box: $22 Balcony: $15

An 8% sales tax is added on top of all purchases made at The Shakespeare Tavern.

Discount Ticket Options: $15 for Previews (unless otherwise noted);. Student/Educator prices: $5 off per price level per night except in the Balcony on Thursdays and Sundays. Not valid on Saturday nights.

$14 for 10am matinees. $3 off for Military, Seniors, Groups of 10 or more, except in the Balcony on Sundays. Promotional discount offers are not valid closing weekend of a performance.

Purchase Tickets Online for most performances at http://www.shakespearetavern.com/

For information on:

The Shakespeare Club Program and Flex Pass: call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 or boxoffice@shakespearetavern.com or visit our website at http://www.shakespearetavern.com/

Education Programs and Workshops: call or email Laura Cole, Education Director at 404-874-5299, X58 or laura@shakespearetavern.com

Volunteer Opportunities: call or email Suzanne Mercer, Volunteer Coordinator at 404-874-5299, X59 or suzanne@shakespearetavern.com

Accessibility and The Shakespeare Tavern: The Shakespeare Tavern is handicapped accessible. Please let the box office know if you have any special needs that we should be aware of in order to make your Shakespeare Tavern experience the very best we can. Our handicapped entrance ramp/parking is located directly behind our building. Once you turn onto Renaissance Parkway from Peachtree Street, you will turn right onto Courtland Street. The Tavern’s back entrance will be immediately on your right once you clear the building on the corner and the traffic poles. The turn comes up quickly, so please drive slowly. Handicapped parking is directly in front of the ramp, behind our building.

Location: The New American Shakespeare Tavern is located at 499 Peachtree Street, NE, just four blocks south of The Fox Theater and directly across the street from Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Parking: In the evening, we recommend parking in the Emory University Hospital Midtown Parking Deck located directly across the street from the front doors of The Shakespeare Tavern on Peachtree Street. Regular parking price is $5.

DO NOT park onPine Streetor in the empty parking lots onPine Street. Your car might be booted if you park in these lots.

Food and Beverage Service: The Tavern opens one hour and fifteen minutes before the performance for food and beverage service. Chef for a Night provides a British-pub-style menu for dinner. The Tavern has a beer, wine, coffee, tea, and soft drink bar that serves Bass and Guinness on tap.

Seating and Box Office: Seating is done on a “first come, first served” basis within each designated section. Table seating is limited however all seats can accommodate food and beverages. For reservations or more information, call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 or boxoffice@shakespearetavern.com or order tickets on-line at http://www.shakespearetavern.com/